Slow Cooker Mushroom Bolognese

Number of Servings: 2 (467g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 4 Hours

If you can’t find Crimini mushrooms, go ahead and use your favorite mushroom variety for this vegetarian twist on Bolognese sauce. Feel free to replace the canned tomatoes wtih fresh, peeled and diced tomatoes. If you prefer a perfectly smooth sauce, using an immersion blender at the end of the cook time will do the trick.

Ingredients

  • ½ Tbsp. canola oil
  • 2 cups chopped Crimini mushrooms
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup fresh basil

Directions

  1. In a slow cooker, add the oil and diced vegetables. Season with salt and pepper and cook on HIGH for about an hour. (To speed this part of the process, first cook the vegetables in a frying pan until soft.)
  2. When the onion is translucent, add the crushed tomatoes and water. Mix and cover with a lid. Turn heat to LOW and cook 3-4 hours.
  3. An hour before serving, remove lid and turn heat to HIGH to help sauce thicken.
  4. Garnish with fresh basil and serve over whole grain pasta.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container

Serving Size 467g

Amount per serving
Calories 140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 425mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 21%
Total Sugars 12g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 6g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 108.2mg 8%
Iron 2.4mg 10%
Potassium 1040mg 20%
Vitamin A 332.3mcg 35%
Vitamin C 20.4mg 20%
Vitamin E 2.5mg 15%
Vitamin K 42.3mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 40%
Niacin 6.7mg 45%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 69.4mcg 17%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 4.4mcg 15%
Chloride 18.8mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.9mg 40%
Phosphorus 185.7mg 15%
Iodine 1.5mcg 2%
Magnesium 51.1mg 10%
Zinc 1.6mg 20%
Selenium 23.9mcg 45%
Copper 0.8mg 80%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 6.6mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Crushed Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Water, Crimini Mushrooms, Onion, Carrots, Celery, Basil, Canola Oil, Salt, Black Pepper.

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